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American Sprinter Justin Gatlin Shocked By Doping Scandal

American Sprinter Justin Gatlin Shocked By Doping Scandal

American sprinter Justin Gatlin says he is “shocked and surprised” over doping  allegations by British newspaper Daily Telegraph.

Iwobi To Sign New Arsenal Contract Before World Cup

Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi is deep in talks with Arsenal over a new contract in spite of signing a deal with the Gunners last year.
From Gboko To Madrid: The Unheard Story Behind Ordega's Glory

From Gboko To Madrid: The Unheard Story Behind Ordega’s Glory

From being dissuaded by her mother, to picking balls during a Super Falcons' match, Francisca Ordega's football trajectory is about dreams coming true.
I Wished I Played For Nigeria - Ghana Goalkeeper

I Wished I Played For Nigeria – Ghana Goalkeeper

Black Stars goalkeeper Fatau Dauda has admitted he would gladly play for the Super Eagles if FIFA rules would allow such.
Eagles Player Charged With Arms Possession

Eagles Player Charged With Arms Possession

Crystal Palace star Jason Puncheon has been charged with wielding a weapon following a fight close to a Surrey nightclub. 

Moses Happy To Churn Out 50 EPL Starts For Chelsea

Nigerian star Victor Moses has expressed his satisfaction after making his 50th Premier League starts for Chelsea over the weekend.

West Ham’s Lanzini Charged For Diving

The English FA has charged West Ham playmaker Manuel Lanzini for the "successful deception of a match official" in the game against Stoke City.
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Losing Champions League To Liverpool Saddest Moment – Kaka

Former AC Milan star Kaka has revealed his saddest day in football was in 2005 when AC Milan lost to Liverpool in the Champions League final. 

Mikel Rules Out England Return

Nigerian international Mikel Obi has revealed he won't return to England but stay with his Chinese Super League team Tianjin Teda.

Van Gaal Eyeing United Coaching Role

Former Netherlands coach, Louis Van Gaal says he will love to coach Manchester United again before he is "done as a coach”.
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Moses Dropped For 2017 Caf Awards

Super Eagles star Victor Moses has been dropped in the final shortlist of players for the 2017 Caf/Aiteo African Footballer of the Year Award.

Mo Farah Wins BBC Sports Personality Of The Year

British long distance runner and Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah has clinched the BBC Sports Personality of The Year award for 2017. 

City To Make Guardiola World’s Highest-paid Football Manager

Manchester City are readying a £400,000/week contract for manager Pep Guardiola as he is set to hold talks with the club's senior officials. 

Super Six Win Will Inspire Eagles For CHAN – Ezenwa

Ikechukwu Ezenwa is confident the home-based Eagles triumph at the Super Six will propel them to victory at the African Nations Championship in Morocco.

Ighalo Vows To Give All To Play At World Cup

Changchun Yatai striker, Odion Ighalo has vowed to give his best to ensure he plays for the Super Eagles at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Kanu Didn't Tell Me I Was Called 'Igwe' - Henry

Kanu Didn’t Tell Me I Was Called ‘Igwe’ – Henry

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has expressed surprise that he was nicknamed "Igwe," meaning king, by Nigerian fans.

James Sparks Cavaliers To Win Over Wizards

LeBron James posted his fourth triple-double in five games as the streaking Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Washington Wizards 106-99 on Sunday.

Antoine Griezmann Deletes, Apologises For Blackface Picture

France forward Antoine Griezmann has apologised after a picture he uploaded on his Instagram page and official Twitter feed raised quite a storm.

Barca Extend Lead With 4-0 Deportivo Victory

FC Barcelona moved 11 points ahead of Real Madrid and six points clear at the top of the Spanish La Liga on Sunday after a 4-0 win over Deportivo La Coruna.

Home Eagles Defeat MFM To Win NPFL Invitational Tournament

African Nations Championship (CHAN) bound Super Eagles defeated MFM FC 3-2 to claim the 2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) invitational.
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